Amery

amery wiThe City of Amery, Wisconsin lies nestled on an isthmus between the lazy Apple River, and the beautiful North Twin and South Twin Lakes. Located in the heart of the St. Croix Valley, Amery is the largest community in Polk County and serves as a center for shopping, arts, recreation and healthcare. Amery, a quaint community offers its residents a wonderful quality of life and excellent services provided by  public agencies and the volunteerism inherent in the community.With seven beautiful parks offering walking trails, fishing, boat landings, birding and vast nature retreats, we believe Amery is a “great place” for families and retirees and we welcome our visitors wholeheartedly.

The City of Amery has some designed industrial parks. One of the parks   currently has 13 usable acres.  The City has two TIF Districts in the community one in the downtown and the other in one of their industrial parks.

The City also has its own micro loan program for small loans.  The City owns one of the industrial sites and they own a property in the heart of Amery that is zoned commercial and residential use.For information on the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which includes an Economic Development Element, please visit the following website:  http://www.co.polk.wi.us/landinfo/pdfs/Planning/CompPlanCAmery.pdf

Additional information on the City of Amery is available at: www.amerywisconsin.org and the Amery EDC Website: www.ameryedc.org/ or by contacting: cityadmin@amerytel.net
(715) 268-7486

Amery

Population

Total Population

2,837

Population
Growth Rate

-0.38%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

10.500

Housing & Income

Households

1,288

Total Housing Units

1,460


Owner Occupied

820

Renter Occupied

468

Vacant

172

Median Home Value

$138,844


Average Home Value

$144,732

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.01%


Per Capita Income

2.16%

Income Projection

Median Household

$43,402 $50,723


Average Household

$53,930 $59,568


Per Capita

$24,780 $27,580

Workforce

Total Businesses

242

Total Employed

2,797

Workers 16+

1,194

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

2

Manufacturing

Businesses

13

Employed

281

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

6

Employed

150

Some
High School

206

Graduated
High School

519

Associates
Degree

194

Bachelor's
Degree

276

Graduate
Degree

182

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

993

Non-Resident Commuters

169

Drive Alone

932

Carpooled

100

Public

6

Work At Home

122